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QANTAS Founders Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great Museum

What an entertaining museum. Really enjoyed all the history and memorabilia on both aviation and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Townsville, Australia
A Must See

Absolutely loved this museum. We also incorporated a wing walk which made the visit extra special... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gold coast
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Welcome to the Qantas Founders Museum.We are an independent not-for-profit community organization and registered charity, operating since 1996, to commemorate the ethos and preserve the material heritage of the founders and early operations of...more
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Sir Hudson Fysh Drive, Longreach, Queensland 4730, Australia
+61 7 4658 3737
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What an entertaining museum. Really enjoyed all the history and memorabilia on both aviation and QANTAS in Australia. Bought some nice gifts for the family and had a very good lunch in the restaurant while we were there.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this museum. We also incorporated a wing walk which made the visit extra special. Can't get do something like that everyday!!!! Well done Longreach!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlights were seeing the oldtime planes, engines and how the poineeres travelled in the early days, Great restaurant and food, A pleasant place to stay and also relax.

Thank john s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flight enthusiasts must see- of interest to everyone with so many historical interactive displays. Aircraft tour was great. Great cafe, coffee!!

Thank DebPos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, very interesting and prices not too bad, you can tell staff are passionate about where they work and that is a good thing, was very pleased

Thank LindaE2602
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been looking forward to visiting this museum, and we weren't disappointed. The museum is very well set out and easy to follow the historical display path. A lot of work has gone into the museum and is a credit to all involved.

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for families as well as those who have specific interest in the history and technical things of planes. Some courageous stories to hear too.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for people interested in aviation, however I found it to have some really interesting areas especially the first toilet on a Qantas and photos of different planes/uniforms also the motors. The old workshop was very interesting with other memorabilia on display.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the Qantas founders museum and my husband did the jet tour as well. He was lucky enough to be the only one on the tour, and got the gold service tour.. hasn’t stopped talking about how good it was. The museum itself was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the claimed lack of funding by Qantas, for a long time now, the Qantas museum is an outstanding attraction in a town fortunate to have developed other very worthwhile attractions, including (but not limited to) the Stockman's Hall of Fame and a choice of...More

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Robert T
7 July 2018|
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Response from Marketing M | Property representative |
Hey Robert thanks for the question. We do not offer discount rates to Qantas Club or Frequent Flyer members as we are not owned by Qantas. We do offer discounts for groups, aged pension card holders, students, children and... More
Denise S
9 March 2018|
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Response from Marketing M | Property representative |
Yes it is. As mentioned above, Longreach is a small town and easy to navigate. Our Boeing 747 is also pretty easy to see especially if you are coming from the East. Otherwise you can follow the signs to the airport... More
Jill S
20 August 2015|
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Response from Marketing M | Property representative |
Hi Jill S, most customers spend at least 4 hours in the museum especially if they do any of our tours. If you are planning to do any of the museum tours we would recommend you book ahead by calling 07 4658 3737.